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EU Commission agrees 30 percent energy savings goal for 2030: sources
The European Commission agreed on Wednesday to put forward a target to improve energy efficiency by 30 percent as part of a package of climate and energy policy for 2030, EU sources said.
Reuters
 
China coal demand to peak by 2020 – Standard & Poor
Study suggests US and China coal curbs could make future investments in sector risky
RTCC
 
Climate change ravaging Antarctic fur seals
A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers said Wednesday.
AFP
 
EU Confirms Approval of Germany's New Renewable Energy Law
European Union antitrust authorities confirmed Wednesday their approval of Germany's new renewable energy law, which aims to help the country shift away from nuclear- and fossil fuel-generated power.
Wall Street Journal
 
Preparing for the climate displaced, both rich and poor
Human displacement. Climate change. Two of the world’s leading causes of concern for humanitarians, environmentalists and the public at large alike. But what is even more concerning is that the two are inextricably linked – a growing global problem that researchers have now coined ‘climate displacement’.
Climate Spectator
 
Cameroon’s Rising Sea Drowns Tourism
Pierre Zambo is a hotel manager in Kribi, a sea resort town in Cameroon’s South Region. In the past his hotel would have “more than 100 tourists each week. But today if I manage to have 50 people registered into my hotel weekly, then it’s good business.”
IPS
 
Loss and damage: UN receives new climate compensation plans
Over the next two years, countries will draw up a framework that will shape the responses of the poorest countries to climate-caused catastrophes.
RTCC
 
 
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